Applications for open District 911 school board position

With regret and appreciation for his service, the Cambridge-Isanti School Board accepted the resignation of Mark Becker, School Board Director, at the July 18, 2013, regular Cambridge-Isanti School Board meeting. The Board approved a resolution establishing a procedure to fill the vacancy of School Board Director by appointment and scheduled a board work session Aug. 21 to interview applicants.

The Cambridge-Isanti Board of Education is accepting applications from residents of Independent School District #911 who are interested in serving on the Board of Education to fill the vacant director’s position. The appointed person will serve out the remaining term ending Dec. 31, 2014. The Board of Education will appoint a new member using the process outlined below.

Legal requirements: Candidates must be at least 21 years of age, have been a resident of the school district for at least 30 days, and have not been convicted of an offense for which registration is required under MN Stat. Section 243.166.

Time commitment: 2040 hours/month.  Meetings: Business meetings are once a month. There may also be special meetings, study sessions, committee meetings, trainings and seminars.

Application and interview process: Applications will be available at the superintendent’s office, 625A Main Street North, Cambridge, or may be downloaded at Applications (including a completed application form, cover letter, and resume) must be submitted to the superintendent’s office by 1 p.m. Aug. 14. Applications received after the stated deadline will not be considered. The district assumes no responsibility for application materials that were sent but not received by the stated deadline.

All applications and any accompanying materials will be considered public information.Submit all materials (application, resume, and cover letter) in person or to Kimberly Cheney, School Board Secretary, at the Superintendent’s Office, 625A Main Street N, Cambridge, MN 55008.